Hong Kong, ever eager to maintain its place as one of the most technologically and economically sophisticated places on the planet, rarely pauses to mourn the passing of its landmarks.
The Indian Film Company, the movie production and finance outfit backed by India's Studio 18 and Viacom, has committed to finance and produce six Bollywood movies.
The U.S. said that it may include Chinese regulations on downloading of music and films as part of its ongoing complaint against China about trade in entertainment products and services.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
Hollywood films, comedies and extreme sports will be at the programming core of Bindass, a Hindi-language entertainment channel launching next month via India's UTV and Malaysia's Astro Measat.
Now TV on Thursday will unveil Hong Kong's first high-definition broadcast channels when it launches Now Sports.
Tokyopop and social networking website MySpace will launch a new channel and exclusive shows based on four manga series.
STAR TV announced Wednesday the formation of a three-party joint venture with other News Corp. subsidiaries DirecTV and BSkyB to invest in the Championship Gaming Series, an international…
China Intl. Television Corp. and the Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia have moved the Intl. Sports Television Forum 2007 back a day to Aug 24 in Beijing.
Veteran Hong Kong distribution exec Nan Wong has joined production and distribution group Sundream Motion Pictures as general manager of distribution.
Helmer Bruce Beresford is readying a bigscreen adaptation of Chinese bestseller "Mao's Last Dancer." Book is the autobiography of Li Cunxin, a Chinese peasant-turned- ballet dancer who ultimately…